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Application Details
Application number SMD/2016/0040 Application type Full Planning - Large scale MAJOR apps
Site address Alton Towers, Farley Lane, Farley, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB Proposal Development of 35 double lodges with associated reception building, tipis, service buildings, hard and soft landscaping, parking and drainage works
Applicant name

Merlin Attractions Operations Limited
Agent name Miss Hannah Whitney

Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
Applicant address Agent address 14, All Saints Street, London, Greater London, N1 9RL
Application status Recommendation entered - Pending decision
Received date 21/01/2016 Valid date 01/02/2016
Fee due 0.00 Fee paid 15785.00
Determination required date 02/05/2016 Agreed extended date
Case Officer Jane Curley
Start of Public Consultation period 03/02/2016 End of Public Consultation period 23/03/2016
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Planning Committee Committee date 14/04/2016
Decision Planning Permission - Approved Decision Date 27/04/2016
Temp permission expiry date Permission expiry date 27/04/2019
Legal Obligation ref.

Name Address
Alton Parish Council 16 Villa Road, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7EA
Farley Parish Council 74, Folly Lane, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 7DA
Transport Development Management C/o Staffordshire County Council, 3rd Floor, 1Staffordshire Place, Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street, ST16 2DH
Severn Trent Water Ltd Network Development, Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8RU
Historic England 8th Floor, The Axis, 10 Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TG,
SCC Flood Risk Management Staffordshire County Council,
Environmental Health Environmental Services,
Principal Archaeologist Riural County, Staffordshire Place 1, WEdgewood bUilding, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH,
Policy Forward Plan,
Economic Regeneration Officer,
Ecology/Public Right Of Way
Conservation/LBC Conservation Officer,
GHS- Garden History Society The Garden History Society, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ,

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
02/02/2016 Location plan
02/02/2016 Existing site plan
02/02/2016 Site constraints
02/02/2016 Site plan and phasing
02/02/2016 Existing site plan
02/02/2016 Site constraints
02/02/2016 Proposed site plan
02/02/2016 Fencing and landscaping details
02/02/2016 Existing car park plan
02/02/2016 Proposed car park plan
02/02/2016 Site sections AA BB CC DD existing
02/02/2016 Site sections AA BB CC DD proposed
02/02/2016 Site sections EE FF GG HH existing
02/02/2016 Site sections EE FF GG HH proposed
02/02/2016 Cellar phase 2.1
02/02/2016 New reception phase 2.3
02/02/2016 Flood risk assesment and drainage statement
02/02/2016 Service building Phse 2.1 elevations
02/02/2016 Service building 2.1 floor plans
02/02/2016 Service building Phase 2.1 roof plan
02/02/2016 Service building Phase 2.1 sections
02/02/2016 Service building Phase 2.2 elevations
02/02/2016 Service building Phase 2.2 sections
02/02/2016 Service hut
02/02/2016 Service Yard Phase 2.2 Floor Plan
02/02/2016 Service Yard Phase 2.2 Roof Plan
02/02/2016 TIPI Entertainment Space Phase 2.2
02/02/2016 Typical Lodge with Level Access
02/02/2016 Typical Lodge with Stepped Access
02/02/2016 Water Tank Phase 2.1
02/02/2016 Design and Access Phase 2 - Part 1
02/02/2016 Design and Access Phase 2 - Part 2
02/02/2016 Accessible Lodge Plan and Elevations
02/02/2016 Services and Energy Strategy
02/02/2016 Arboricultural Report
02/02/2016 Heritage Statement - Part 2
02/02/2016 Heritage Statement - Part 3
02/02/2016 Heritage Statement - Part 1
02/02/2016 Noise Assessment Report
02/02/2016 Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
02/02/2016 Covering letter
02/02/2016 Ecology Report
02/02/2016 Operational Assumptions
02/02/2016 Flood risk assessment and drainage statement - Appendices
02/02/2016 Transport assessment
02/02/2016 Application form
03/02/2016 neighbour comments b issad
10/02/2016 neighbour comments r wooliscroft
17/02/2016 Severn Trent Water comments
17/02/2016 scc archaeologist comments
17/02/2016 historic england comments
25/02/2016 scc flood risk team comments
25/02/2016 staffordshire gardens & park trust
01/03/2016 neighbour comment n lloyd
01/03/2016 scc highway comments
08/03/2016 Farley Parish Council comments
10/03/2016 alton parish council comments
14/03/2016 trees & woodlands officer comments
17/03/2016 neighbour comment d harvey
06/04/2016 noise assessment
11/04/2016 environmental health comments
11/04/2016 CDC limited email regarding potential sound levels
27/04/2016 decision notice